Virginia Lawyers Weekly: Man was killed instantly in tractor-trailer collision


Monday, February 22, 2016

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Settlement Amount: $1,600,000

Attorney for plaintiff: Jason W. Konvicka, Richmond - Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen

The plaintiff’s decedent was killed instantly when he was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer. The decedent was 63 years old at the time of the crash. He was divorced and had two adult children who were the sole beneficiaries under the Wrongful Death Act. There were no economic damages other than the funeral bill.

[15-T-214]

Type of action: Wrongful death – auto/tractor-trailer accident
Resolved by: Mediation
Mediator: Johanna L. Fitzpatrick
Date resolved: Oct. 23, 2015
Special damages: Funeral bill for $1,674.48; no other economic damages
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Amount: $1,600,000
Attorney for plaintiff: Jason W. Konvicka, Richmond
Attorneys for defendant: David W. Hearn, Richmond

Source: http://valawyersweekly.com/2016/02/23/man-was-killed-instantly-in-tractor-trailer-collision/

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